Eutichuridae
(Prowling Spiders)

The spider family Eutichuridae, commonly known as Prowling Spiders, have been sighted 132 times by contributing members. Based on collected data, the geographic range for Eutichuridae includes 10 countries and 32 states in the United States. Eutichuridae is most often sighted indoors, and during the month of May.

Taxonomic Hierarchy

  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Arthropoda
  • Class: Arachnida
  • Order: Araneae
  • Suborder: Araneomorphae
  • Family: Eutichuridae

Other Common Names

Prowling Spiders, Longlegged Sac Spiders, Sac Spiders

Author

Pekka T. Lehtinen, 1967

Sightings Overview

There have been 132 confirmed sightings of Eutichuridae (Prowling Spiders), with the most recent sighting submitted on October 18, 2018 by Spider ID member menotu. The detailed statistics below may not utilize the complete dataset of 132 sightings because of certain Eutichuridae sightings reporting incomplete data.

  • Web: 12% of the time, Eutichuridae spiders are sighted in a spider web (Sample size: 109)
  • Sex:¬†13 female and 47 male.
  • Environment:¬†Eutichuridae has been sighted 28 times outdoors, and 82 times indoors.
  • Outdoors: Man-made structure (23). Low foliage (2). High foliage (1). Saltwater (1). Desert area (1).

Location and Range

Eutichuridae (Prowling Spiders) has been sighted in the following countries: Austria, Canada, Czech Republic, Israel, Italy, Macedonia, Romania, Spain, Turkey, United States.

Eutichuridae has also been sighted in the following states: Alabama, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin.

Seasonality

Eutichuridae has been primarily sighted during the month of May.

  • January: 7
  • February: 7
  • March: 12
  • April: 15
  • May: 57
  • June: 12
  • July: 4
  • August: 2
  • September: 8
  • October: 6
  • November:
  • December:


Genus: Cheiracanthium (Long-legged Sac Spiders)

Genus: Strotarchus


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Picture of Eutichuridae (Prowling Spiders) - Male - Dorsal Enlarge Picture
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